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CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
lack of answers that has sparked the washington guessing game. campaign strategists say pelosi is powerful and backed by her own party and she alone will decide her fate. >> most politicians don't ever get to make the choice of whether they want to stay or not stay. she can actually make that decision and it is ultimately a very personal and private decision. >> reporter: it may be a tough one. she was first elected into congress 25 years ago, sworn in with her family at her side. that was the beginning of her rise. in 2002, she had her first leadership position as the minority whip. a year later, she took the top spot as a minority leader. by 2007, she made history as the first woman to hold the position as speaker of the house, a role she held until her party lost the majority in the 2010 election. since then, she has been the minority leader. if she steps down, this could be a massive loss for her party. >> she's been one of the great democratic leaders of a generation. >> she is a fighter. she'll be a fighter every moment of her life. that's jut who -- just who she is. >> i
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
as the leader of the spy agency. cbs reporter tara mergener in washington where the resignation has shocked the intelligence community as well as top political leaders. tara. >> reporter: indeed. good evening, allen. yes, petraeus' resignation absolutely came as a shock here in washington ending the long career of a well respected and very high-profile public servant. cia director david petraeus submitted a letter of resignation to president obama admitting he had an extramarital affair. the president accepted his resignation. petraeus who has been married for 37 years says he showed, quote, extremely poor judgment when he had the affair. petraeus has been running the cia since september of 2011. before that, he was in charge of allied forces in afghanistan. and he also oversaw coalition forces in iraq. in a letter to cia employees, petraeus wrote, such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. president obama called petraeus one of the outstanding general officers of his generation. the president met with petraeus thursday afternoon. the
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
upgraded $560 a night hotel stay in washington, d.c. the night after his official itinerary had him flying home and in 2009 he was seemingly in two places at once attending a state conference in sacramento but charging taxpayers $95 for a working staff meeting at a downtown san jose restaurant. >> at the end. day it is like watching a train wreck and it's time for george to get off the rails so he doesn't hit somebody else and cause more pain. >> reporter: mr. shirakawa has promised the community that he would have a lot more to say about these allegations but today he didn't return our phone calms. the d.a.'s investigation is ongoing to look into, you know, whether or not somebody else was charging money on his card while he was in sacramento or just whether it's sloppy bookkeeping or what. no timeline set on the d.a. investigation as to when they will have any kind of results or charges. >> thank you, len ramirez. >>> cell phone video captures a gun pointed at a bay area driver. why the suspects followed the victim's car and opened fire. >> how some bay area churches are making money of
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
active storm track but it's not coming here heading in western oregon and washington. that big ridge of high pressure that we have enjoyed the past couple of days not moving. the storm track will stay to the north. we get sunshine mainly sunny skies and highs in the 70s coming up on saturday and sunday. with that storm track it's only a matter of time before this high pressure moves and low pressure coming down from the gulf of alaska will shove the storm track into northern california. that transition will be next wednesday. so it's a while off. it's about four or five days off. once it happens, we are going to get wet and wet quickly. so enjoy the sunshine while we have it and you will have it coming up tomorrow. >>> downtown san francisco so many great opposite is there to enjoy for your holiday shopping. 7 degrees above average. san jose 71. and livermore 71 degrees tomorrow. fairfield 71. napa 71. san rafael 69 degrees. 70 oakland. redwood city and mountain view. sunday nice mainly sunny skies, sunday any monday. cloudier on tuesday. that's a sign that things are changing. by we
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
the political stalemate in washington sent the dow towards its worst single day of 2012. it was down 313. but the dow wasn't just fueled by trouble in dc. >> another big issue sinking the market is europe. we have a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next year. >> if you have ever wanted to grab some apple stock, now may be the time. today the stock price hit a six- month low. $561. analysts blame a sluggish earnings report in october but say the holiday shopping season will likely drive the price back up. >>> a new shopping mall will bring in an economic boost to livermore. the paragon outlet mall opens tomorrow. and it's the largest in the area. and that means jobs, shoppers and, yes, traffic. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich on how everyone is getting ready. >> reporter: case in point, this is what happens the night before the bay area's largest shopping outlet is set to open. you're looking at it now unloading trash cans and chairs. will they be ready? they say yes. they wil
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
tumble over the "fiscal cliff" but in washington signs of movement among lawmakers. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on how the president is holding their feet to the fire. >> reporter: president obama is enlisting middle class americans to pressure congress to back away from the "fiscal cliff." >> when the american people speak loudly enough, lo and behold congress listens. >> reporter: he will take his case on the road friday and is asking the public to join a twitter campaign calling on lawmakers to renew tax cuts for families making less than $250,000 a year without delay. >> he is campaigning for his position. i get it. we understand it. but at the end of the day he has to lead on this issue. >> reporter: while congressional leaders meet behind closed doors, some of the biggest names in corporate america are here on capitol hill meeting with lawmakers pushing for solutions. former tennessee governor phil bredesen told lawmakers everything needs to be on the table. >> i think there's a broad recognition it has to be both revenue and serious work on entitlements to make it happen. >> r
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
this morning by grant and washington avenues. the cause of the crash is unclear. pg&e hopes to finish repairs by midnight. >>> an east bay city is fighting obesity by trying to tax soda. if it passes it would be the first of a kind in the nation. mike sugerman reports. >> reporter: allen, can i buy a coke? here at tobacco world, coke today costs 1.65? it would be a buck 85 starting i guess next wednesday if in fact measure n passes. will it pass? we're not sure. >> reporter: a little red wagon carrying 40 pounds of sugar has captured national attention in richmond. >> 40 pounds is the amount of sugar that each of richmond's children take in just from sodas alone every year. >> reporter: richmond city council member jeff ritter man who is also a heart doctor is the heart and soul of measure n. it would tax businesses a penny an ounce of sugary drinks sold. it would be the first of its kind in the nation. >> a third of our latino and a third of our african-american students are obese and another 20% are overweight in each group. those young people are going to die younger than they should. >> r
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
in washington, i'm randall pinkston, back to you. >> randall, thank you. >>> for the management meltdown is expanding at the bbc after the network wrongly accused a former politician of sexually abusing children. two more top bosses stepped down today. the ceo resigned over the weekend after the british broadcasting corporation reported the false story on the flagship show called news. >> i have decided that the honorable thing to do is to step down from the post as director general. >> just a couple of weeks ago the bbc apologized for failing to air allegations about its own tv host jimmy savell. he is accused of sexually abusing 300 boys and girls over several decades. he died last year. an investigation is underway to see if a cover-up was known. >>> and the voice of elmo is suspended from sesame street. kevin clash is accused of starting a inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old boy years ago. clash is now 52 and the accuser is now 23. the puppeteer admits to the relationship and said it was between two consenting adults. sesame street suspended clash because they said he exerc
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